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Intrepid aviators

Gregory G. Fletcher

Intrepid aviators

the true story of USS Intrepid"s Torpedo Squadron 18 and its epic clash with the superbattleship Musashi

by Gregory G. Fletcher

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • United States,
  • United States. Navy. Torpedo Squadron Eighteen,
  • American Aerial operations,
  • American Naval operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Musashi (Battleship),
  • Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944,
  • Intrepid (Aircraft carrier),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesTrue story of USS Intrepid"s Torpedo Squadron 18 and its epic clash with the superbattleship Musashi
    StatementGregory G. Fletcher
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790.378 18th .F54 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25180696M
    ISBN 109780451236968
    LC Control Number2012001025

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    Intrepid Aviators is the thrilling true story of these brave bomber pilots, their daring duel with the Musashi, and Will Fletcher’s struggle to survive as a guerrilla soldier. The sinking of Musashi inflicted a crucial blow in the Battle of Leyte Gulf and marked the first time in history that aviators sank a Japanese battleship on the high seas.5/5(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Intrepid Aviators by Gregory Fletcher (, CD, Unabridged) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    “USS Intrepid’s story is the story of a ship from World War II to Vietnam, men who served aboard her, and all those who fought so valiantly to save her for future generations. Intrepid’s story is America’s story, for as long as the flag caresses the wind and Americans believe in each other. Bill White and Robert Gandt have. Listen to Intrepid Aviators: The True Story of U.S.S. Intrepid's Torpedo Squadron 18 and Its Epic Clash With the Superbattleship Musashi audiobook by Gregory G Fletcher. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!


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Intrepid Aviators is the thrilling true story of the brave bomber pilots, their daring duel with the Musashi, and Will Fletcher’s struggle to survive as a guerrilla soldier. The sinking of Musashi inflicted a crucial blow in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, and would mark the first time in history that aviators had sunk a Japanese battleship on the high seas/5(60).

Intrepid Aviators is the thrilling true story of these brave bomber pilots, their daring duel with the Musashi, and Will Fletcher’s struggle to survive as a guerrilla soldier. The sinking of Musashi inflicted a crucial blow in the Battle of Leyte Gulf and marked the first time in history that aviators sank a Japanese battleship on the high seas/5(68).

Intrepid Aviators is the thrilling true story of the brave bomber pilots, their daring duel with the Musashi, and Will Fletcher’s struggle to survive as a guerrilla soldier. The sinking of Musashi inflicted a crucial blow in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, and would mark the first time in history that aviators had sunk a Japanese battleship on the high seas/5(61).

A very well researched, detailed history of a group of aviators - bombers, fighters, and torpedo bombers, who trained and then served aboard the USS Intrepid in /5, this book is a valuable narrative that describes a critical period in the Pacific War - at both a strategic and personal level.

It's really a remarkable and well balanced account/5. “Intrepid Aviators stands out from more standard historical treatments of World War II this book is an impressive production.” — Knoxville News Sentinel “The author is to be congratulated for his effective introduction to naval warfare and the men who were doing the fighting/5(68).

“Intrepid Aviators stands out from more standard historical treatments of World War II this book is an impressive production.”—Knoxville News Sentinel “The author is to be congratulated for his effective introduction to naval warfare and the men who were doing the fighting.

The true story of the World War II Pacific naval battle that pitted the USS Intrepid's naval aviators against Japan's superbattleship Musashi and made a dramatic difference in the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

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The sacrifices that the young men at that era made for their country are amazing/5. This book not only describes VT's action against Musashi, but also describes the pilot training Will and the other pilots went through.

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